Glasgow and Edinburgh’s student population is a force to be reckoned with. With over 100,000 students about to descend on our cities, a mid-week clubnight will not be hard to come by. Whether you’re looking to live it up on the cheap or going for something a little different,
An unrivalled audio visual mix of the best current and classic indie alternative music with special guests and Propaganda resident DJs. Propaganda’s DJs are some of the biggest and best in the country. They have DJed for the likes of Oasis, at Glastonbury, Reading, Oxygen, Bestival and V Festivals, DJed Ibiza Rocks, New York, Barcelona and across the UK! Drinks offers inlcludes spirits and mixers for £2.50 and £1 shots, and £4 entry for students before Midnight.
An Edinburgh institution for those in the know looking for a quick fix of decent music and attitude-free clubbing. Indie, 60s garage, electro, northern soul, ska, 70s punk and new wave hatch every Saturday at Edinburgh College of Art, catering to a diverse and chilled clubbing crowd. There’s a spectacular mix of styles: be prepared for your Spotify playlists to grow legs when you get home.
Love Wednesdays is Edinbrugh’s biggest student night at one of the country’s best loved nightclubs. If you’re a student in Edinburgh looking for a Wednesday night out – this is where you go.
Fabulously, arrogantly, unreservedly and indisputably Edinburgh’s best and biggest club night 9 years on the trot – and it’s incredibly student friendly with drink deals fron £1.
Thursday’s ‘Temple’ club night offers drinks from £1, a student-friendly VIP package and 25% student discount at the pre-bar. Even the chaps on the door are super friendly so go along and pay them some love soon.
As the country’s premier urban party, Tipsy has welcomed a host of impressive artists through its doors including Drake, Taio Cruz, Emeli Sande and Tinie Tempah, and thrown some massive after parties. It’s a Sunday night you don’t want to miss.
Slam’s monthly Subbie residency sees them joined by some of the biggest and best names in international house and techno on the regular. Green Velvet, Pan Pot and so many more have been bringing their electronic battle weapons to the party since RTM was born in 2004. Run by Soma Records who are also responsible for bringing us Pressure, which returns this September. Head to page 42 to familiarise yourself with the Glasgow techno scene.
Thursday Nights Are Jellybaby. Remember that. One of the most popular student nights in Glasgow, it’s a great night with a packed out ‘up for it’ crowd. The night is spread across 3 rooms. The main hall focusses on classics and charts, it has a huge dance floor and an area at the side for beanbags, YES BEANBAGS! And £1 vodka mixes usually keeps you sorted for the night!
No money? No excuses when it comes to Bamboo. Going big across their three basement rooms, five nights a week. The booze starts from ludicrously cheap on Saturdays (get in before 11pm if you want free entry) and Get Loose Fridays offers free entry to students all night long.
Sub Rosa is a Wednesday hot little club night for undergrad ravers in Glasgow. Stylish students and discerning dance heads bust a move to a midweek house and techno party. Not your average messy student venue, this is a night for eager beaver clubbing undergrads who are serious about their tunes.
Juicy Tuesdays is Kushion’s flagship student night. This massive student night has been running for over five years and shows no signs of slowing down yet. Cheap drinks, top tunes and a real party atmosphere – what’s not to like? We just hope you don’t have any 9am lectures on a Wednesday.
Glasgow’s original rock nightclub is Cathouse, a venue which hosts 5 different club nights throughout the week. Sure – there’s a focus on classic rock and metal – but the nightclub hosts different themed events throughout the week so there’s always a little something for everyone. Get yourself a wristband for exclusive discounts at the bar and check out Unholy Thursdays for the full Cathouse experience, when entry is discounted with an NUS card and the playlist features a mix of metal, punk and rock.